Boxee is finally dead, and Samsung killed it

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It’s been over two years since Samsung bought the streaming set-top box company Boxee, but it looks like all legacies of that purchase are about to be done away with. According to Variety, Samsung is laying off the entirety of the Boxee team and putting the group’s work on ice.

Former Boxee CEO Avner Ronen also left the company after spending time working as VP of product. The report claims that Samsung heavily invested in adding members to the Boxee team — growing its staff from 40 to near 100 — in an effort to build a “Perfect Experience” for TV.

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